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  • North Suffolk Mental Health Association - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Boston Career Link Beyond Jobs Clothing Collaborative for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers News Press Releases Publications Events Newsletter Sign up Videos Media Archive Photo Gallery North Suffolk Mental Health Association Real Jobs Real Change North Suffolk Mental Health Association Real Jobs Real Change Goodwill is about connecting qualified job seekers with employers Perhaps no company embodies that partnership better than North Suffolk Mental Health Association Since 2012 the company has hired 17 graduates from Goodwill s Human Services Employment Ladder Program or HELP which prepares students to work in human services There is a need for qualified candidates said Anthony Morgera director of human resources at North Suffolk Mental Health Association Goodwill gives the students the technical skills they need to do this type of work One such person is Selena Reid who was referred to the HELP program by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Selena had recently had heart surgery and had been unemployed for months when she came to Goodwill Selena completed the HELP program and interviewed at North Suffolk Mental Health Association where she was hired as a residential counselor right after completing the eight week program I wanted to find something permanent where I could help people Selena said Taking a job at North Suffolk has turned out to be one of my best decisions News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News Archive 2011 News Archive 2010 News Archive 2009 News Archive Rose Displays Real Jobs Real Change Jenika Woodbury loves coming to work at Rose Displays in Salem She can do something she likes interact with her

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/news-archive-2011/35-success-stories/460-north-suffolk-mental-health-association-i-will-hire.html (2016-02-09)
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  • The Good Party 2011 - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Companies Jay McCarthy Liberty Square Group Kathy Melley Community Catalyst Oz Mondejar Partners Continuing Care Keith Motley University of Massachusetts Boston Reginald Nunnally Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office Colette Phillips Colette Phillips Communications Mary Reed Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children Kevin Reynolds The Waldwin Group James Rooney Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Candace Simourian John Simourian Lily Transportation Corp Kirk Sykes Urban Strategy America Fund Linda Thompson New England Baptist Hospital Ellen Wilson Fidelity Investments retired It Was a Very Good Party The party was a fun time attracting more than 300 guests and raising 235 000 for everyday independence Who Leading business civic and community representatives local personalities VIPs the Goodwill Board and other caring friends of Goodwill What Bubbly champagne and champagne cocktails Tasty barbecue and other diverse local flavors Sweet treats Even sweeter music A good way to celebrate and benefit a great cause Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries A dynamic Event Committee and the creative flair of the team at Rafanelli Events made for a festive and memorable evening Featured restaurants included Ashmont Grill Bella Luna Burton s Grill Boston Darryl s Corner Bar Kitchen Davio s Northern Italian Steakhouse Merengue The Pit Stop BBQ Sel de la Terre Tasty Burger and Tavolo Ristorante Where Under a huge tent at Goodwill Headquarters 1010 Harrison Avenue Boston Why To celebrate everyday independence Every day individuals with disabilities gain the skills and confidence to get a job Every day children discover what they want to be when they grow up These are days and successes worth celebrating This year when the need for Goodwill s services is greater than ever we expect to serve 9 000 people Helping individuals achieve independence and dignity through work is the essence of Goodwill s mission and has been so since 1895 Thank you

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/the-good-party-2011.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Danielle Singleton - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Placement Services Career Services Boston Career Link Beyond Jobs Clothing Collaborative for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers News Press Releases Publications Events Newsletter Sign up Videos Media Archive Photo Gallery Danielle Singleton Real Jobs Real Change Danielle Singleton Real Jobs Real Change When Danielle Singleton came to Boston Career Link she had been unemployed for almost two years A military veteran and single mother with two young children she was very concerned about how she was going to make ends meet I had to find a job Danielle said My situation wasn t good Boston Career Link is the one stop career center operated by Goodwill In recent years it has been enhancing its services to veterans and now has a veteran representative to help with their career needs He gave me hope Danielle said of Mark Bryson the veteran representative I wanted to work in the medical field but when that wasn t working he encouraged me to look elsewhere and helped me find the right things Danielle is now an office support specialist for the Massachusetts Department of Revenue and tributes much of her current situation to Mark and the services she received at Boston Career Link Things really worked out much better for me Danielle said This job pays better than what I would have found in the medical field I was going nowhere until I came to the career center but working with Mark really paid off News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News Archive 2011 News Archive 2010 News Archive 2009 News Archive Goodwill s First Step

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/news-archive-2011/35-success-stories/545-danielle-singleton-real-jobs-real-change.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Danilda Encarnacion - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Job Training and Placement Services Career Services Boston Career Link Beyond Jobs Clothing Collaborative for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers News Press Releases Publications Events Newsletter Sign up Videos Media Archive Photo Gallery Danilda Encarnacion Real Jobs Real Change Danilda Encarnacion Real Jobs Real Change Danilda Encarnacion and Lenox Martell Inc are a perfect fit The single mother had recently been laid off when she came to Boston Career Link looking for a position that would be fulfilling and give her some schedule flexibility to raise her young son Working with a Boston Career Link advisor she got connected to Lenox Martell a Jamaica Plain soda and refrigeration equipment service company where she now works as an administrative assistant This is a great job Danilda says It s flexible it s been a real blessing News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News Archive 2011 News Archive 2010 News Archive 2009 News Archive North Suffolk Mental Health Association Real Jobs Real Change Goodwill

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/2010-news-archive/35-success-stories/456-danilda-encarnacion-i-will-work.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Patrick Giblin - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Patrick Giblin Real Jobs Real Change Patrick Giblin Real Jobs Real Change Goodwill s human services training program made a difference in Patrick Giblin s life And now he is making a difference in the lives of others When Patrick moved to Boston from Ohio in 2012 he was unemployed and a little lost by his own telling He had attended a Jesuit high school where community service was held in high regard and he wanted to help others but he wasn t quite sure how to do it and he needed a job From a friend who works at Boston Medical Center he heard about Goodwill s Human Services Employment Ladder Program or HELP I thought this might be the right program for me he said It was Patrick completed the two month program in February 2014 and not long thereafter was hired as a vocational counselor at MABWorks a community based day program operated by MAB Community Services a non profit that serves the visually impaired as well as individuals with brain injuries and developmental disabilities It is one of nearly a dozen employers that partners with Goodwill s HELP program Mary Moylan the director of day services at MAB Works said Patrick was a good fit for their organization and a natural at helping others In fact Patrick was promoted to assistant program manager not long after he started at MAB Works This has been a smooth transition for me Patrick said I wanted to work in human services and when I came to MAB I really fell in love with the energy and the vibe It feels good to be making a difference in people s lives News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News Archive 2011 News Archive 2010 News

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/2010-news-archive/35-success-stories/543-patrick-giblin-real-jobs-real-change.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Jonathan Johnson – Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers News Press Releases Publications Events Newsletter Sign up Videos Media Archive Photo Gallery Jonathan Johnson Real Jobs Real Change Jonathan Johnson Real Jobs Real Change There is no bigger Boston sports fan than Jonathan Johnson That means donors at Goodwill s attended donation center in Peabody where Jonathan works as an attendant can also chat a bit about the Red Sox s latest trade or the Patriots best comeback I like talking about sports said Jonathan who first came to Goodwill through its School to Work program while he was attending Lynn English High School The School to Work program provides job exploration and hands on experiences to special needs high school students who wish to explore vocational opportunities in their communities After working as a baker s assistant and in several other positions Jonathan returned to Goodwill for more training and was hired at the Peabody donation center when it opened News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/2010-news-archive/35-success-stories/458-jonathan-johnson-i-will-work.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Karla Santos - Goodwill's Youth Initiative - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers News Press Releases Publications Events Newsletter Sign up Videos Media Archive Photo Gallery Karla Santos Goodwill s Youth Initiative Karla Santos Goodwill s Youth Initiative Like many teenagers Karla Santos has had her moments where she has struggled in school and with her classmates Yet the teenager is determined to turn things around and is getting better grades at school and getting along better with her peers Her teachers at the Lilla G Frederick Pilot School in Dorchester have noticed Karla credits her turnaround to the mentoring help she gets at Goodwill s Youth Initiative where she is active in the after school academy as well as the mentoring program Her goal now is to become a peer leader in Goodwill s youth program so she can serve as an example to other young people who are facing challenges as she has News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News Archive 2011 News Archive 2010 News Archive 2009 News Archive Rose Displays Real Jobs Real Change Jenika Woodbury

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/2010-news-archive/35-success-stories/366-zyderrious-graddy-i-will-aspire.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Rose Displays - Real Jobs. Real Change. - Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
    for Job Trainees Services for Individuals with Disabilities Ability One Goodwill s Youth Initiative Business Services Job and Career Fairs Onsite Recruitment Community Based Employment Business Advisory Council Volunteer Opportunities Business Partners Careers at Goodwill Search Our Careers News Press Releases Publications Events Newsletter Sign up Videos Media Archive Photo Gallery Rose Displays Real Jobs Real Change Rose Displays Real Jobs Real Change Jenika Woodbury loves coming to work at Rose Displays in Salem She can do something she likes interact with her colleagues and work on her goal of someday working in the food service industry Jenika is part of Goodwill s Employment Supports Program which works with individuals who have disabilities In Salem the participants work in mobile crews that go onsite to employer partners places of business This works well for the companies and creates an integrated work environment for the participants Dean Rubin CEO of Rose Displays loves having Jenika and the other Goodwill participants there where they perform light assembly projects We are delighted to have Goodwill here said Dean whose company helps retailers meet their visual communications goals with its sign hanging and interactive products They provide a valuable service that is critical to the completion of our product Goodwill and Rose Displays have worked together for 10 years For Dean the partnership makes sense from a business perspective but also for its community value Being able to work gives everyone a strong sense of self worth Dean said Don t we all need that We re helping people help themselves by working and I think that s very important You will get no argument from Jenika News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News Archive 2011 News Archive 2010 News Archive 2009 News Archive Karla Santos Goodwill s

    Original URL path: http://www.goodwillmass.org/2009-news-archive/35-success-stories/546-rose-displays-real-jobs-real-change.html (2016-02-09)
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